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 Compressor patent thumbnailCompressor
A compressor section for a gas turbine engine, the compressor section including a circumferential row of stator vanes, a circumferential row of rotor blades, and a casing arrangement. A row of bleed ports are provided in the casing arrangement.
Rolls-royce Plc


 Fan rotor blade having an optimized blade root patent thumbnailFan rotor blade having an optimized blade root
A fan rotor blade extending radially from a hub is described. The fan rotor blade may include first surface and a second surface, where the first surface and second surfaces are respectively defined by a set of x-coordinates, y-coordinates and z-coordinates.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation


 Determining a deflection of a rotor blade of a wind turbine patent thumbnailDetermining a deflection of a rotor blade of a wind turbine
A method is provided for determining a deflection of a rotor blade of a wind turbine including the following steps: fixing at least one electrical conductor loop via fixing points to at least one surface of the rotor blade, wherein the at least one electrical conductor loop is arranged such that due to the deflection of the rotor blade an extension of the at least one conductor loop is forced between at least two of the fixing points, the extended electrical conductor loop keeps closed if the deflection of the rotor blade is below the defined threshold, the extended conductor loop opens if the deflection of the rotor blade is beyond the defined threshold. Further an arrangement, a sensor, a rotor blade and a wind turbine are also provided..
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


 Wind turbine with a speed regulator and a generator regulator patent thumbnailWind turbine with a speed regulator and a generator regulator
A wind turbine having a rotor, which has at least one rotor blade adjustable about its longitudinal axis via a pitch control, and a generator, driven by the rotor, having a speed regulator, which takes a control difference in the rotational speed and generates a control variable for the pitch control, and a generator regulator, which takes a power conductance and determines a rotational speed setpoint and a power setpoint, wherein a pilot control is provided that uses an inverse controlled system to determine a control variable for the pitch control, the inverse controlled system determining a power torque (mp) from the rotational speed setpoint and the power setpoint and also an acceleration torque (mb) from the change in the rotational speed setpoint over time and outputting the control variable for the pitch control as an output variable that provides pilot control for the output variable from the speed regulator.. .
Nordex Energy Gmbh


 Wind turbine rotor blade assembly with surface features patent thumbnailWind turbine rotor blade assembly with surface features
rotor blade assemblies for wind turbines are provided. A rotor blade assembly includes a rotor blade.
General Electric Company


 Additively manufactured bladed disk patent thumbnailAdditively manufactured bladed disk
A bladed disk for a gas turbine engine is provided. The bladed disk includes a rotor disk, a plurality of rotor blades, and an interlocking transition zone.
General Electric Company


 Additively manufactured rotor blades and components patent thumbnailAdditively manufactured rotor blades and components
A rotor blade formed via additive manufacturing is provided. The rotor blade includes an airfoil and a coupled component.
General Electric Company


 Radial turbomachine patent thumbnailRadial turbomachine
Radial turbomachine includes fixed case; one rotor disc installed in case and having rotor blades mounted on front face thereof; plurality of elements projecting from case and terminating proximity to rotor disc, wherein projecting elements include seal elements acting against rotor disc are operatively active on rear face of rotor disc or stator blades radially interposed between rotor blades of rotor disc; and one support plate bearing projecting elements and installed in case. Support plate is radially extended across from rotor disc and includes plurality of first circular portions concentric with rotation axis of rotor disc and plurality of second circular portions radially interposed between first circular portions.
Exergy S.p.a.


 Centrifugal radial turbine patent thumbnailCentrifugal radial turbine
A centrifugal radial turbine includes at least one support disc having a first face bearing at least one radial rotor stage formed by an array of blades arranged in succession along a respective circular path. The disc has through induction channels situated in a position radially external with respect to a respective shaft and radially internal with respect to the radial rotor stage.
Exergy S.p.a.


 Tool for handling a long and heavy object patent thumbnailTool for handling a long and heavy object
A tool for handling a long and heavy object, in particular a wind turbine rotor blade, includes a clamping unit which can be fixed to the rotor blade. The clamping unit has a first clamp and a second clamp spaced from the first clamp with respect to a longitudinal direction of the object.
Areva Wind Gmbh


Repair methods utilizing additively manufacturing for rotor blades and components

Methods for repairing surface of a metal substrate are provided, which can include preparing the surface of the metal substrate for repair; melt attaching a base layer onto the surface of the metal substrate; fusing a plurality of first layers of a first material via additive manufacturing to the base coating; forming an interlocking transition zone via additive manufacturing from the first material and a second material; and fusing a plurality of second layers of the second material via additive manufacturing on the interlocking transition zone. The interlocking transition zone can have a plurality of projections alternately extending from the plurality of first layers and the plurality of second layers, respectively, to undetachably couple the plurality of first layers to the plurality of second layers.
General Electric Company

Process to design and install wind towers by utilizing some of the existing drilling technologies

The present invention is an improved arrangement for a wind turbine system wherein the power generator unit is independently installed at ground level to minimize the vertical compressive load imposed on the poles. The wind turbine system is powered by an integrated hydraulic power unit comprising a hydraulic pump driving a hydraulic motor operationally coupled to the power generator at ground level.

Use of compressed air to generate energy using wind turbines

The present invention is an improved arrangement for a wind turbine system wherein the power generator unit is independently installed at ground level to minimize the vertical compressive load imposed on the poles. The wind turbine system is powered by an integrated air power unit comprising an air pump driving an air motor operationally coupled to the power generator at ground level.

Tip extension assembly for a wind turbine rotor blade

The present disclosure is directed to a tip extension assembly for a rotor blade of a wind turbine. The tip extension assembly includes a tip extension having a body with a pressure side surface and a suction side surface.
General Electric Company

Extracting steam from a turbine

A valve assembly for use to regulate a flow of steam in a flowpath of a turbine. The valve assembly can be configured with a body that circumscribes a rotor.
Nuovo Pignone S.r.l.

Retaining device for axially retaining a blade and rotor device with such a retaining device

A securing device with multiple securing segments for the axial retaining of at least one rotor blade at a disc wheel a rotor device of a continuous-flow machine. The securing device has at least one effective area that is arranged in a radially inner area and that in the mounted state is embodied for acting together with the disc wheel in the axial direction of the rotor device, and a further effective area that is arranged in a radially outer area at a securing segment and that in the mounted state is embodied for acting together with at least one rotor blade in the axial direction of the rotor device.
Rolls-royce Deutschland Ltd & Co Kg

Temperature conditioning unit, temperature conditioning system, and vehicle provided with temperature conditioning unit

Temperature conditioning unit according to the present invention includes: impeller, electric motor, fan case, and housing. Impeller includes impeller disk and a plurality of rotor blades.
Panasonic Intellectua[ Property Management Co., Ltd

Wind-turbine rotor blade and heating unit for a wind-turbine rotor blade

A wind turbine rotor blade with a heating unit for heating the rotor blade is provided. The heating unit has at least one optical waveguide as a heating element.
Wobben Properties Gmbh

Segmented wind turbine rotor blade with rod and tube joint connection

A blade segment for a wind turbine rotor blade may generally include a body shell terminating at a joint end. The body shell may include a pressure side and a suction side extending between a leading edge and a trailing edge.
General Electric Company

Bearing-assembly-and-seal module for an underwater current turbine of a tidal-/ocean-/river-current power plant

An underwater current turbine of an underwater tidal-/ocean-/river-flow power plant includes a generator nacelle configured to contain a generator for current generation, a drive unit having at least one rotor blade configured to be driven by moving water and including a shaft connected to the rotor blade for rotation therewith, the shaft extending from the drive unit into the generator nacelle and being configured to drive the generator, and an exchangeable bearing-assembly-and-seal module disposed between the generator nacelle and the drive unit, the bearing-assembly-and-seal module being configured to be removed from the drive unit and from the nacelle as a unit.. .
Aktiebolaget Skf

Drive

The present invention relates to a drive for reaching a desired position of a component such as of a rotor blade, a crane tower, a superstructure and the like, having at least two drive elements that are in toothed engagement with one another and of which at least one is drivable from a drive source and the other is connectable to the component, and having a lubricating device for lubricating the drive elements, wherein at least one lubricant passage for the supply of lubricant to a meshing tooth pair is led through one of the drive elements. It is proposed to effect the supply of the lubricant by a distributor that is connected upstream of the lubricant passage integrated in the drive element and to control the connection between a supply passage of the distributor and the at least one lubricant passage integrated in the drive element by a relative movement between the drive element and the distributor..

Wind turbine rotor blade components formed from pultruded hybrid-resin fiber-reinforced composites

A rotor blade component for a wind turbine rotor blade may generally include an assembly of pre-formed pultruded products. Each pultruded product may include an interior pultruded portion formed from a first fiber-reinforced composite including a first plurality of fibers surrounded by a thermoset resin material and an exterior pultruded portion encapsulating the interior pultruded portion.
General Electric Company

Thermoplastic airflow modifying elements for wind turbine rotor blades

The present disclosure is directed to thermoplastic airflow modifying elements for a rotor blade for a wind turbine and methods of assembling same. The rotor blade may be constructed from at least one of a thermoset material or a thermoplastic material.
General Electric Company

Method for manufacturing blade components using pre-cured laminate materials

The present disclosure is directed to a method for manufacturing a blade component for a rotor blade of a wind turbine. The method includes arranging a fiber material in a mold of the blade component.
General Electric Company

Lead-lag dampers and assemblies for an articulated rotor and methods for operation

Dampers (100), assemblies, and methods are provided for lead-lag damping for an articulated rotor and includes a lead-lag damper (100) having a first end connector (102) configured to be coupled to a rotor hub (h), a second end connector (104) configured to be coupled to one of a plurality of rotor blades (b), and a body portion (110) coupled to the first end connector (102) and to the second end connector (104). The body portion (110) includes one or more elastomeric material layers (120) arranged in a lengthwise direction between the first end connector (102) and the second end connector (104), with each of the elastomeric material layers (120) having a substantially chevron-shaped profile in a crosswise direction..
Lord Corporation

Methods for modifying wind turbine blade molds

The present disclosure is directed methods for modifying molds of rotor blades of a wind turbine. In certain embodiments, the blade mold is constructed, at least in part, of a thermoplastic material optionally reinforced with a fiber material.
General Electric Company

Methods for manufacturing spar caps for wind turbine rotor blades using thermoplastic-based composite plates

In one aspect, a method for manufacturing a spar cap for a wind turbine rotor blade may generally include stacking a plurality of plates together to form a plate assembly, wherein each of the plates is formed from a fiber-reinforced composite including a plurality of fibers surrounded by a thermoplastic resin material. The method may also include positioning the plate assembly relative to a mold defining a mold surface, wherein the mold surface is shaped so as to correspond to at least one blade parameter of the wind turbine rotor blade.
General Electric Company

Arrangement and mixing of particulate filling into consumer ice mass

An arrangement is disclosed for mixing of particulate filling material into a consumer ice mass. The arrangement includes a rotor cylinder having: a first rotor blade, a second rotor blade and a third rotor blade for the mixing-in of the consumer ice mass and the particulate filling material by rotation, wherein: the first rotor blade has a first notch configured to accommodate the second blade and the third blade, and a second notch configured to accommodate the front bearing, the second rotor blade has a first notch configured to accommodate the first rotor blade, a second notch configured to accommodate the third blade, and a third notch configured to accommodate the front bearing, and the third rotor blade has a first notch configured to accommodate the first rotor blade and the second rotor blade, and a second notch configured to accommodate the front bearing..
Tetra Laval Holdings & Finance S.a.

Wind power installation and adjusting the rotor rotation axis

A wind power installation with a rotor which has two or more rotor blades and which is rotatably bearing-supported for rotation around a rotor rotation axis. The rotor is connected to a generator for generating electrical power.
Skywind Gmbh

Micro wind cell

Disclosed is a micro wind cell and a micro wind cell array for generation of power. The micro wind cell for generating wind power may comprise a rotor, an upper support and a lower support, a spacer rod, one or more bearings, a generator mount, a power generator and a rotor pin.

Methods for joining shear clips in wind turbine rotor blades

Rotor blades and methods for joining shear clips in wind turbine rotor blades are provided. A method includes positioning the shear clip adjacent a shear web of the rotor blade, the shear clip including a thermoplastic resin, the shear web including a thermoplastic resin.
General Electric Company

Methods for assembling rotor blades

Methods for assembling rotor blades are provided. A method includes receiving a first portion of a rotor blade at an erection site.
General Electric Company

Rotor blades having thermoplastic components and methods for joining rotor blade components

Rotor blades and methods for joining blade components of rotor blades are provided. A method includes positioning an insert between and in contact with a first blade component and a second blade component.
General Electric Company

Methods for joining surface features to wind turbine rotor blades

Methods for joining surface features to wind turbine rotor blades are provided. A method includes providing the surface feature after forming of the rotor blade.
General Electric Company

Systems and methods for joining blade components of rotor blades

Systems and methods for joining blade components of a rotor blade are provided. A method includes positioning a first blade component and a second blade component such that a joint location of the first blade component and a joint location of the second blade component are proximate each other.
General Electric Company



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